IBM Wave for z/VM Installation, Implementation, and Exploitation

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 08 December 2015

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ISBN-10: 0738441139
ISBN-13: 9780738441139
IBM Form #: SG24-8192-01
(296 pages)

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Authors: Lydia Parziale, Edi Lopes Alves, George Azevedo, Igor Bajo Dutra, Roland Trauner


IBM® Wave for z/VM® (IBM Wave) is a virtualization management solution for IBM z/VM and Linux on z Systems™. This virtualization management software provides a simplified and cost-effective way for companies to harness the consolidation capabilities of the IBM z™ Systems platform and its ability to host the workloads of tens of thousands of commodity servers. IBM Wave is a complete management solution for z Systems based virtual server farms.

This IBM Redbooks® publication provides a guide to understanding IBM Wave by providing information about the IBM Wave architecture and how it fits into the cloud. This publication also provides a planning and design guide that is based on common scenarios. This publication also provides installation and configuration task information and how to manage and operate the environment.

The intended audience for this publication is IT Architects who are responsible for planning their IBM Wave environments and IT Specialists who are responsible for implementing them.

Table of contents

Part 1. Architecture and installation
Chapter 1. Introduction to IBM Wave for z/VM
Chapter 2. IBM Wave for z/VM architecture
Chapter 3. Planning and design
Chapter 4. Installation and configuration
Part 2. Using IBM Wave for z/VM
Chapter 5. Managing and operating the user interface environment
Chapter 6. Managing IBM z/VM
Chapter 7. Managing Linux virtual machines
Chapter 8. IBM Wave for z/VM parameters
Appendix A. Miscellaneous

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